Herbert Smith Freehills (Dusseldorf)

Marcel Nuys

Herbert Smith Freehills (Dusseldorf)
Lawyer (Associate)

Dr. Marcel Nuys is a Partner at Herbert Smith Freehills in Duesseldorf, leading their German Competition practice. Dr. Nuys advises on all aspects of European and German antitrust law. His practice focuses on (complex) merger control proceedings, abuse of dominance proceedings, compliance advice, cartels and antitrust damage proceedings. He advises clients in a variety of industries, including automotive, technology, media and telecommunications, transportation and logistics, consumer goods and pharmaceuticals.


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1040 Bulletin

Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Mark Jephcott, Marcel Nuys, Sergio Sorinas, Kristien Geeurickx The EU Commission publishes guidance on article 22 referrals for transactions falling below national thresholds


On 26 March 2021 the EU Commission (Commission) published revised guidance on the referral mechanism set out in Article 22 of the EU Merger Regulation (EUMR), under which the Commission will now accept referrals from Member States for deals that fall below the domestic jurisdictional thresholds (...)

Marcel Nuys, Annika Gante, Peter Rowland, Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Florian Huerkamp The German Parliament passes the digital competition act bringing significant changes to the competition law landscape


Today, the German parliament passed the “Digital Competition Act” which is the 10th amendment to the Act against Restraints of Competition (ARC). The amended law – which will very likely enter into force January 2021 – will bring about significant changes to the German competition law landscape. (...)

Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Peter Rowland, Marcel Nuys, Florian Huerkamp The German Competition Authority announces that it has initiated abuse proceedings against a social platform company for linkage with a virtual reality products brand (Oculus / Facebook)


The German FCO has not lost its appetite to take on major tech companies. Today, it has announced that it has initiated abuse proceedings against Facebook to examine the linkage between Oculus virtual reality products and Facebooks’ social network. The accusations against Facebook Facebook’s (...)

Mark Jephcott, Kyriakos Fountoukakos, Marcel Nuys, Peter Rowland, Tom Kemp, Anne Eckenroth The UK Competition Authority launches a market inquiry into the electric vehicle charging sector


The CMA has today (2 December 2020) launched a market study into the electric vehicle charging sector in the UK. The study will consider two broad themes: how to develop a competitive sector while also attracting private investment to help the sector grow; how to ensure people using electric (...)

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